Adorning Wakanda

Meet Douriean Fletcher, the jewelry designer for ‘Black Panther’ BY JEVON PHILLIPS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS “I tried to make it look like (vibranium, the fictional metal that...

He can’t look away

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie, the stately spokesman and tour guide of the Parkland massacre, has become a vocal proponent of stricter gun control...

New book of essays explores King’s political philosophy

By Dr. Glenn C. Altschuler Special to The Florida Courier In “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?’’ (1967), Martin Luther King Jr. examined...

Fabric of history

Black history quilt memorializes 5,000 souls lost to lynch mobs BY BILL LAITNER DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS DETROIT – The quilter’s fabric is soft, her stitches shine with...

Diversity at Olympics

Blacks participating in Winter Games the highest in history BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Forget about using #OlympicsSoWhite during the 2018 Winter...

Lost Boy of Sudan’s mission

Jacob Ayuen walked 1,000 miles on bloody feet. Now he’s helping other refugees have a better life. BY BARBARA ANDERSON THE FRESNO BEE HANFORD, Calif. – Sometimes...

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts is a cultural celebration of art, food...

The second annual Epcot International Festival of the Arts continues through Feb. 19. There’s plenty to do for the young and the young at...

New book lays out Supreme Court’s stance on slavery

DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In February 1865, during a debate over an appropriation to fund a bust of Roger Taney,...

NO TURNING BACK

During MLK observances, pastors condemn Trump’s comments, urges congregants to pray and press on. Y JAWEED KALEEM, CINDY CHANG AND JENNY JARVIE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The Rev....

Remembering Recy Taylor

A new documentary and Winfrey’s speech helps to spark renewed interest in the story of a Black Alabama woman gang-raped by White men in...

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